The Rt Hon David Jones MP


150th anniversary of the Abergele Train Disaster

 This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 5 September 2018. One of the unavoidable consequences of being a Member of Parliament is the need to do a considerable amount of travelling.  In my case, that … read the full article

Tan y Coed Gardens

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 15 August 2018. Cliff Prout MBE was a remarkable man. An ardent conservationist, he was the driving force behind a number of urban renewal projects in and around … read the full article

Delivering a petition to No. 10

Last week, I once again welcomed pupils and staff of Ysgol Pen y Bryn, Upper Colwyn Bay, to Westminster. For several years,  Pen y Bryn have supported the “Send my Friend to School” campaign, the UK arm of the Global … read the full article

Now is the time to call the EU’s bluff

This article was originally published in Get Britain Out on 5 July 2018. You can read the full article here. Just over 2 years ago, by a narrow but decisive majority, the people of the United Kingdom voted to ‘Leave’ … read the full article

Expansion of Heathrow

Last week, in a vote of huge importance, the Commons emphatically approved the Airports National Policy Statement.  The most significant consequence of the vote is that it gives the green light for the expansion of Heathrow airport and the construction … read the full article

European Union Withdrawal Bill: Restoring British parliamentary democracy

To describe last week’s events in Parliament as historic is to understate their importance.  The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was finally passed, after more than eleven months of debate. Despite the best efforts of the House of Lords and a … read the full article

It’s time for the House of Lords to call a halt on its obstruction of the EU Withdrawal Bill

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which is approaching its final parliamentary stages this week, ought to be relatively uncontroversial. Its principal purpose is simply to repeal the European Communities Act 1972, the statute under which legislation emanating from Brussels passes … read the full article


David Jones MP in conversation with  John Humphrys about UK terms of withdrawal from the European Union and why a customs arrangement would not work. This episode originally aired on 7 June 2018, you can listen to the full episode here. 

The Ivory Bill

If, as Genesis 1:26 informs us, God gave mankind dominion over all the earth, there must surely be weeping in Heaven.  We humans have treated our planet with shocking contempt, and nowhere is that more evident than in the devastation … read the full article

Protests in Gaza

Last week saw the culmination of six weeks of protests in Gaza, which have proved so devastating for children and their families.  Shockingly, more than 250 Palestinian children have been shot with live ammunition, including a child as young as … read the full article